[Advaita-l] mangalAcharaNa

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Mon Jan 21 01:54:33 CST 2008

On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Krunal Makwana wrote:

> What is the traditional advaitic mangalAcharaNa?
> Right now before I start pUja or any activity i start with...
> Shruti smruti puraanaanaam.....shankaram loka shankarama
> Shankaram shankaraachaaryam...bhagavantau punah punah
> Is there any traditional praarthana and in which order to say it in?

Looking at the mangalacharana of various Vedantic works, it can be as 
simple as atha of the brahmasutras or elaborate poetry.  I think it is 
enough to pay respects to bhagavan and Guru however you want to do it.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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